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Pakistan - Market Assessment: Earthquake Affected Areas, December 2005

The specific objectives of the market assessment were to (i) to better understand local market structures in the earthquake affected areas; (ii) undertake a trader survey in the affected areas to...

Cambodia - Food Security Atlas, December 2005

“The Food Security Atlas of Cambodia” aims to assess the extent of hunger and poverty in Cambodia. It also examines the causes of poverty and hunger. The possession of the means of...

Financial Framework for Strategic Priority 5 Implementation

In approving the document “Building Country and Regional Capacities” (WFP/EB.3/2004/4-B), which sets out a policy framework for WFP’s Strategic Priority 5, the Executive Board...

Definition of Emergencies

WFP’s existing definition of emergencies dates from 1970 and was last reviewed in 1986. The purpose of this paper is to determine the continuing appropriateness of the definition in the light of WFP’...

Exiting Emergencies

Knowing how to end an emergency response can be as important as knowing when to begin one. WFP needs to be sure that its strong capacity for emergency intervention is accompanied by appropriate exits...

Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies

WFP/EB.2/2005/4-D/Rev.1

WFP Annual Report 2005

2005 was the most challenging year the humanitarian aid world had faced since World War II. The relentless onslaught of the Indian Ocean tsunami, drought and locusts in Niger, continuing conflict in...

Evaluation of WFP's Assistance to China (1979-2005)

This report, which synthesizes the findings of an independent evaluation of WFP’s assistance to China between 1979 and 2005, was commissioned by the Office of Evaluation and fielded in May 2005...

WFP's operational relationship with NGOs - Annual Report 2005

The importance of partnerships – especially with Non-Governmental Organizations – cannot be overstated because it would be impossible for the World Food Programme to operate without its NGO partners...